Applying new tissue imaging approaches to the study of retinal diseases
Using the eye as a tool to study immune responses at a single cell level
We are developing a new approach to treat Glaucoma after a single injection
Improving retinal gene therapy by addressing local immune responses
We are a member of a multidisciplinary group looking at T-cells in human ocular tissue
We are running a clinical study to better understand this form of Uveitis
Colin is an academic ophthalmologist at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology funded by the Wellcome Trust as a Clinical Research Career Development Fellow.
He was an undergraduate at the University of Cambridge prior to medical school at Oxford University and undertook his PhD at UCL with Prof Robin Ali. Subsequently he moved to the University of Bristol as a NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer working with Prof Andrew Dick.
He has spent time in the US at the University of Rochester hosted by Dr Jesse Schallek and as a Fulbright scholar at the National Institutes of Health working with Dr Ron Germain on advanced tissue imaging approaches.
His ongoing research spans gene therapy and in vivo imaging of immune cells using adaptive optics, OCT and fluorescent dye labelling to better understand ocular inflammation.
He is an Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital with his clinical practice in Uveitis.
UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
Bruno Charbit (Research Associate)
Dr Yuan Tian (Research Fellow)
Yuxuan Meng (PhD student)
Lorna Fowler (PhD student)
Rose Avient (PhD student)
Kuba Kubiak (PhD student)
Chaoran Li (BSc student)
Zuzanna Dzieniak (MSc student)
Linyulong Li (MSc student)
Greg Patient (MSc student)
Helmut Yeung (BSc student)
Changtai Li (BSc student)
University of Bristol
Dr John Pooley (Senior Research Associate)
Dr Dishant Sharma (Research Associate)
Alison Young (Senior Research Technician)
Marta Mergulhao (Research Technician)
Oli Bell (PhD student)
Dr Jiahui Wu (Research Associate)
Beth Fitzgerald (MSc student)
Owen Hollings (MSc student)
Rachel Evans (MSc student)
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